Event: Learn to Play Day
Activity: FREE Musical Instrument lessons for ALL
Date: Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 June 2017
Location: Nationwide over 120 participating music shops and venues
Organiser: Music for All (Registered Charity): Aim to promote the substantial and wide ranging benefits of music making
Ambassadors: Including Gareth Malone OBE, Dame Evelyn Glennie, Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Rodrigo y Gabriela, Rick Wakeman, Al Murray, Rick Astley, Howard Jones and Patron, Jools Holland.
Music for All’s national Learn to Play Day returns for the sixth successive year on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017 at a music venue near you. The UK-wide event will offer the general public the chance to take part in free ‘taster’ lessons on a musical instrument.
Over the weekend of the 2016 event, over 120 venues put on events which delivered more than 12,000 FREE instrument ‘taster’ lessons at arrange of venues including music shops, schools, churches and other venues throughout the UK. On the day, people who have never played, people who used to play and people who wanted to try an alternative instrument all came to come and learn!
Full details of the event, including participating venues and local appearances, will be found at www.learntoplayday.com and www.facebook.com/learntoplayday over the coming months. To find out more about the charity, Music for All, go to www.musicforall.org.uk or visit Music for All’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/musicforallcharity.
Kim Phillips, A & R Marketing Limited, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 01604 881095